Today I harvested my ‘Arran Victory’ potatoes and they are the most bizarre blue colour. Straight from the ground they look fairly normal:
But once they’ve been scrubbed they look most odd:
I roasted them with their skins on and they were nice and floury in the middle. and had a good flavour. Unfortunately they lost the blue colour in the parboil.
The harvest was not bad, though there are very few large potatoes, which may be the variety. I grew them in re-usable potato bags and given it uses much less space than open ground I’ll definitely do it this way again. If you want to supply your entire family’s potato needs for a year, it’s not the solution, but for a few meals of home grown blue weirdos it’s a good way to go.